Energy Transition Covenant of Mayorss IMAGINE
  European capitals and big cities commit to joint public procurement #COP21
26 March 2015 - 09:41, by Floriane Bernardot | 103 visits
This Thursday, 26 March, about thirty mayors from European capitals and big cities gathered in Paris, which is to host the COP21 in December. Amongst the participating cities were some members of Energy Cities and Covenant of Mayors signatories.
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  Växjö urges Swedish Government to become the world’s first fossil-fuel free nation
25 March 2015 - 12:06, by Miriam Eisermann | 225 visits
While the EU’s position on a goal for the Paris Climate Talks in December is still up for discussion, the Swedish city of Växjö is pushing for more: today, Mayor Bo Frank has issued a declaration urging the Swedish Government and European local authorities to follow in Växjö’s footsteps and take meaningful action for going fossil (...)
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  Litoměřice, the next Czech post-carbon city
23 mars 2015 - 17:41, par Blandine Pidoux | 158 visits
While it has traditionally been relying on coal combustion for most of its energy use, the city is now taking steps towards a low-carbon future.
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  The Energy Union partially eclipsed by the Energy Nations
20 March 2015 - 17:23, by Thomas Garabetian | 137 visits
Today (20 March), the European Council delivered its conclusions on the Energy Union. There were some good opportunities to seize. And there were some reasons to worry.
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  EIB should increase its focus on energy efficiency and renewables at local level
19 mars 2015 - 14:20, par Thomas Garabetian | 143 visits
Energy Cities contributed to the public consultation on approach of the European Investment Bank to Climate Action.
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  Welcome to smart houses! Helsinki (Finland)
16 March 2015 - 09:51, by Béatrice Alcaraz | 218 visits
The first residents moved into the new smart houses in the Helsinki district of Kalasatama at the end of February. This district is the first model in Finland of smart energy systems. Kalasatama is located on the sea shore at the edge of Helsinki city centre. The district will offer 8,000 jobs and a home for about 20,000 Helsinki (...)
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  Energy Cities’ Annual Conference #mayors2015 - Come and meet Transformation Cities!
11 March 2015 - 17:44, by Floriane Bernardot | 283 visits
The harbour cities of Aberdeen (UK) and Dunkirk (France) have undertaken amibitous transformation. They will share their plans, aims and doubts at Energy Cities’ Conference next April.
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  "We need your positive energy": EU Commission Vice President Šefčovič meets Energy Cities mayors
9 March 2015 - 17:57, by Alix Bolle | 468 visits
Vice President of the European Commission Maroš Šefčovič held an exchange of views with Energy Cities Board of Directors on 6 March 2015, one week after the official unveiling of the Energy Union project.
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Events to come
Energy Cities’ Photo Contest
Tuesday 31 March

Covenant of Mayors webinar - Monitoring SEAP implementation
Friday 17 April 10:30-12:00

Biogas and blue growth innovation in Skåne
From 21 to 22 April

Annual Conference of Energy Cities
From 22 to 24 April

Euroheat & Power Congress
From 27 to 28 April

Covenant of Mayors workshop - Financing projects with the European Energy Efficiency Fund (EEE)
Wednesday 29 April

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